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Quality Engineer

The Role:

The Quality Engineer (QE) evaluates the quality assurance of processes and products and recommends revisions of indicated specifications. Their duties include testing products, systems and procedures to ensure that they meet technical standards, creating documentation on quality and safety and liaising between the engineering, production teams and the customers to uncover quality-related issue. Will report and update KPI’s as requested.

He/She will promote a quality culture throughout the organization and will lead by example.

The quality engineer will be familiar with the core quality tools, some of which are listed below.:

  • Control plan creation
  • Statistical process control (SPC)
  • FMEA
  • MSA
  • PPAP
  • APQP
  • 8d problem solving.

Quality Engineer Responsibilities:

  • Developing and implementing quality standards.
  • Developing and implementing quality control systems.
  • Monitoring and analysing quality performance, including warranty claims.
  • Inspecting and testing materials, equipment, processes, and products to ensure quality specifications are met.
  • Collaborating with operations managers to develop and implement controls and improvements.
  • Ensuring that workflows, processes, and products comply with safety regulations.
  • Investigating and troubleshooting product or production issues.
  • Developing corrective actions, solutions, and improvements.

The quality engineer will liaise with production, sales, purchasing, engineering, and will help engineer quality process, writing work instructions / control plans. Will analysis defects and identify trends and improvement actions. Chair quality improvement meetings ensuring improvement actions are documented using PDCA .

He/She will be familiar with ISO 9001/IATF 16949 will be qualified as a lead auditor have working knowledge of lean principles, six sigma green belt certified. The Quality engineer will create internal/external audit plans, conduct audits and arrange visits to suppliers to conduct the audits, the QE will help suppliers improve their quality performance using PDCA.

Please send an up-to-date CV and a supporting statement saying why you are interested in the position to:

Joe Antunes
Senior Human Resources Advisor
Scarab Sweepers Ltd
Pattenden Lane
TN12 9QD

...or email

Alternatively, you can submit your application using the form below.

Application form

All posts attract 5 weeks annual holiday, plus bank holidays, alongside an attractive benefits package subject to relevant qualifying periods.

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Scarab Sweepers Ltd is an equal opportunities employer. We strive to ensure no job applicant or employee is disadvantaged or discriminated against on the grounds of sex, marital status, race, religion, disability, age or sexual orientation.